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    February 12, 2013
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>> a successful nuclear test in north korea. other countries are condemning the success. it was a 4.9 magnitude earthquake because of the nuclear tests. >> the white house is reacting to the nuclear test. a preview of what you canxpect to hear. >> good morning. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. tuesday, february 12. >> traffic and weather. >> good morning. it is quiet this morning. things will start to change tomorrow. the temperatures into the 40's. 45 at the airport.
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the temperature will not move much into the afternoon. now expects -- a mixture of sun and clouds. we have some snow in the seven- day forecast. >> 11 minutes on the outer loop north side over towards 795. 30 minutes from 795 down to 95. no problems in that area. late in terms of volume on 83 in the parkton region -- light in terms of volume. from the 895 split to the fort mchenry, 7 minutes. this is out of the traffic. it is. see how light
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we are following breaking news. there was a death near the university of maryland campus. avenue.ened on 36th anniversar wrc is on the scene this morning. speculation over who will become the new leader of the catholic church. >> kim dacey joins us live from the cathedral in north baltimore with more details. >> baltimore's archbishops is commending pope benedict for acting in the best interest of the church. speculation is mounting about who people will think will replace him.
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the pope has to be a unifying figure to the whole world and be able to bring together a broad spectrum of catholics. the next pope may be from a developing part of the world. the decision to step aside is an active humility. the current archbishop agrees. he waited on the task ahead of the new pope. >> can he embrace every language and culture on the face of this earth? i imagine what the job description that is. >> the archbishop says he does recall the pope saying if he reached the time he didn't have the stamina for the job, he would step aside. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we have complete coverage of resignation on our
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website. >> president obama will deliver the state of the union address tonight. it will build consensus among democrats and republicans. tracie potts has a preview. >> tonight instead of focusing on how budget cuts would affect the pentagon, president obama will focus on the middle class. thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis to continue to have four manufacturing sector expand, that work is in don. >> in the audience, the parents of a slain chicago teenager, underscoring the president's push for gun control. >> i am happy that the murder of hadiya pendleton is on the president's mind.
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>> the goal is to move public opinion. that is what moves congress. >> lawmakers say his clear focus must be the budget. >> if we don't get it under control fairly soon, then we will end up with a nation which is insolvent. >> republicans are already criticizing what happens after the speech. the president will hit the road to push his agenda. >> if you are worried about this issue, why are you working with congress to prevent it? >> marco rubio delivers the republican response tonight. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> mayor stephanie rawlings- blake did the same thing on monday. she unveiled details of her solution to keep the city financially sound.
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she proposed a new fee for trash pickup which would pay for a property tax cut. >> baltimore's pension system for civilian workers is the only large system in maryland that does not require an employer contribution. that much change. >> fire and police retirement plans moving to a 401(k) contribution. >> 45 degrees at the airport. 5:06. >> north korea turns heads once again after what they call a successful nuclear test. >> this is the beltway at >> this is the beltway at greenspring
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>> news of a new nuclear test in north korea. north korea said they had a more powerful test today. it was registered as an earthquake. the white house calls this a highly provocative acat that threatens international peace. los angeles is offering a $1 million reward to help capture an ex-cop wanted by police.
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so far the department has received 700 tips in the search. >> many residents in new england are still stranded in the snow. residents strain to clear some paths around their home. most people are stuck inside after 3 feet of snow. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are tracking 1 accident on a west down 32 in howard county right on the ramp to northbound 29. looking good on the north and west side. 12 minutes on the outer loop west side. 50 miles per hour on the southbound j.f.x. down to 28th street.
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so far so good out of the parkton region and continuing down to the beltway without delay. seven minutes from the 895 split to the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> should be a nice day today. we will see mostly sunny skies. 45 degrees at the airport. temperatures in the 40's this morning and on the breezy side. right around 50 this afternoon. we have some snow in the forecast for the middle of the week. >> 5:11. flowers and chocolates seem to be the standard valentine's gifts. >> going to the emergency room
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may be bad for your health.
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>> welcome back. 49 degrees downtown. able to flee a mild stock for us this morning -- a relatively mild start for us this morning. 38 in parkton. 43 in rising sun. it is a little on the breezy
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side. the wind will die down as a move into the afternoon. this will be the windiest part of the day. the next system that will affect us is this one in the southern plains in texas right now. this will have over towards us and maybe give us some snow tomorrow night. a couple inches of snow are not out of the question on wednesday night. partly to mostly sunny and breezy. upper 40's and low 50's. eather. february whethe a mix of rain and snow tomorrow afternoon. it will all turn to snow.
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this will not be a big storm. breezy and cold over the weekend. 5:15. let's check the roads. >> a nice start for most of the major roadways. was down 32 on the ramp to northbound 29, there is an accident wrapping up. 55 on southbound 295 had him down towards 32. no problems south of the city. 12 minutes on the west side. inner loop traffic is very light over towards the j.f.x. an easy start at harford on the north side towards the towson region and moving well on 83 and
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95 coming out of the northeast. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> do you have a big appliance coming, you waited for the right weekend if you can wait this long. shop maryland begins on saturday morning. the idea is for consumers to be more green as they save a little more green. >> the legislature is put it this tax-free weekend for appliances, air-conditioning, dishwashers, and we encourage everybody to shop saturday, sunday, and monday and you'll avoid the 6% sales tax.
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>> it goes from saturday until monday. more information on our website, wbaltv.com. maybe he should try thinking outside the box of chocolates for valentine's presence. 47% of men say they want tickets to sporting events. 62% of women said they would be happy to receive a gift card. told about a new breakfast drink. it offers 92 milligrams of caffeine. that is less than an energy drink or a cup of coffee. it will hit stores in less than
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two weeks. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you trade in your morning cup of coffee for mountain dew record straight?-- breakfast drink? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> new gourmet coffee offerings from burger king. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. going to the emergency room may be bad for your health. chaotic emergency rooms may cause some heart patients to develop ptsd. that can increase your risk of dying. burger king has an massive upgrade to its coffee offerings. lattes and ice coffes for $1.49.
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you might think twitter is a way to share thoughts. it is also it shopping cart. a $25 gift card for only 15 bucks. blackberry shares were among the decliners. looking for flowers, you might want to think big as some six- foot tall roses. companies are selling giant roses. sales are booming. the roses are grown 10,000 feet above sea level in the volcanic soil of ecuador.
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at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> we have an update on breaking news. we have some video somewrc chilling police on the scene of a death investigation in college part. an e-mail was sent out to students at 1:00 a.m. this morning saying a shooting was reported off campus on 36 avenue avenue. we will continue to bring the latest updates. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> it should turn out to be a nice day today. it will be a little on the breezy side. 45 at the airport. we will make it to 50 this
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afternoon. the travel trouble area will be the south. rain in atlanta. sun shine in los angeles, 66. the possibility of some snow here coming up. >> we have an accident on westbound 70 just 7032. eastbound traffic is not affected in towards the beltway. we have an accident northbound 29. up to speed on the north and west sides. southbound traffic, 50 miles per hour. the area bridges checking out fine. same situation on the north side at harford.
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 5:22. 45 degrees at the airport. >> president obama will give his state of the union address tonight.
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>> president obama will deliver his state of the union address tonight. >> hallie jackson has the latest. what can we expect to hear tonight? >> the president will be unveiling a fairly aggressive agenda for his second term.
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expect the focus to be on the economy and pocketbook issues. the president will be touching on immigration and gun-control along with issues like climate change. the president campaigned that in 2008 and made it clear he wants to see legislation on this. republicans will have a voice as well. marco rubio will be given the republican rebuttal. he is giving that speech in english and spanish. the first time the rebuttal has been given in more than one language. >> the president will focus on the economy. >> there will be a lot of fiscal issues. you have the question of how to get a handle on the government
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debt. the president wants to cut spending and bring in more revenue. both sides want to avoid big cuts for the defense department. those cuts kick in in just over two weeks. >> we will see short term and longer term playing out the importance of growing the economy and less emphasis of deficits and debt. >> did not forget about the debate over tax reform. the fight over the debt ceiling is back in play in mid may. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:27. >> the latest on the breaking news out of college
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. here's a look at some of our top stories. police on the scene of a death investigation near the college park campus at the university of maryland. the university sent out and emergency alert to all students that said a shooting happened on campus. suspects were seen leaving in a honda odyssey. >> a successful nuclear test from north korea.
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the white house calls the latest test a highly provocative act. >> a financial plan for baltimore from stephanie rawlings-blake. having city employees contribute to their pensions. you can read more on our website, wbaltv.com. >> not to bed as far as the temperatures -- not toobad as far as the temperatures. 45 degrees at the airport. we will make it up to 50 this afternoon. sunshine this afternoon. things are going to change tomorrow. we expect rain and snow to more afternoon.
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it will not be a big storm -- we expect rain and snow tomorrow afternoon. >> we start with 70 at 29. possible delays just past 32. westbound 70 just past 32 watch for delays. eastbound traffic is moving well towards the beltway. in terms of traffic on the north and west side, 11 minutes on the north, 12 minutes on the west. this is greenspring with traffic up to speed over towards the j.f.x. still in pretty could shape and not tracking any delays at this hour. watch for possible slow spots at the accident scenes.
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> reaction to the vatican's surprised reaction that the pope will step down. he is the first pope to do so in 600 years. >> kim dacey is live with more on local speculation about who will replace him. >> baltimore's archbishops is commending pope benedict for acting in the best interest of the church. now the speculation turns to who will replace him. a father says he does not think an american will succeed pope benedict. >> the pope needs to be a unifying figure for the world.
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>> he believes the next pope may be from a developing part of the world. >> the church is growing in leaps and bounds. these are areas where there is population, catholics but also some very intelligent and bright people. >> cardinal edwin o'brien will help elect the new poll. he calls the decision to step aside an act of humility. the current archbishop agrees. >> can he embrace every language and culture on the face of this earth? imagine what the job description for that is. >> the archbishop does recall the pope saint if you didn't
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have the stamina to do the job, he would step down. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we have complete coverage of the pope's resignation on our website, wbaltv.com. you can see it slide show of the more unusual events in papal history. >> thieves steal four heat pumps by cutting wires and loaded them onto the truck and driving off. the parish is raising money to replace those palumps. police say they have no suspects in the robbery. a body of jennifer conyers was found on friday after a fire broke out at her home.
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officials say she suffered head trauma. police say monte carter was driving her car when he was picked up. >> he took her personal effects and coming back and allegedly killing her. >> police say he also used the victims atm card. he now faces first and second- degree murder charges. >> students and teachers remember a popular teacher. devin spence taught math. his car hit a school bus on monday. his car burst into flames. he was a recent graduate of towson university. >> he was always trying to help
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us better ourselves. will definitely be missed -- he will definitely be missed. >> 45 degrees at the airport. cutting sodium from your meals. >> how many lives that can save. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. would you trade in your morning cup of coffee for a mountain dew breakfast drink? mmm-mmm. you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us a
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>> we have an update. police confirmed they are investigating a murder suicide on 36 avenue. the university of maryland assistant said the suspects were seen leaving in a honda odyssey. we will continue to bring the latest updates. >> doctors say cutting the amount of salt the american diet could save hundreds of millions of lives. reducing >> sodium -- >> reducing sodium could save many lives by reducing sodium 40%. most sodium comes from restaurants and processed
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foods. some food manufacturers have started cutting salt. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> kind of busy for this hour. we start with 70. westbound traffic looks good -- rather, eastbound traffic looks good. we are tracking an accident just past 32. eastbound traffic is not affected. ramp to northbound 29 is now closed with this accident. 295 southbound and you can see it is building down towards 32. everything moving well on the north and west sides. volume builds on the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning.
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we had the rain yesterday. today should be dry. temperatures in the mid 40's. we will see plenty of sunshine. we will be a little on the breezy side. choppy wave heights 1-2 feet if you take the boat out. >> 5:42. 45 degrees at the airport. >> the party is going strong in new orleans. >> mardi gras in full swing. >> the maryland zoo is at it again. getting
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>> good morning.
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sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are tracking a couple of accidents. traffic on 295, traffic is building southbound down towards 32. westbound 70 just past 32, this accident has wrapped up. 12 minutes on the west side. traffic at security is building. 56 on 95 southbound. seven minutes from the split down to the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we have a couple of chances for snow in the seven-day forecast. 40 in westminster. that is relatively mild.
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the temperature is not going to move much. it is a little breezy this morning. it feels like it is in the 30's. this will be the windiest part of the day. some lake effect snow in parts of new york. this storm will track across the mississippi valley and up towards us and give this a decent chance for some snow tomorrow night. will probably get an accumulation from appearing. a little on the breezy side today. upper 40's and low 50's. we will see a chance for rain and snow tomorrow afternoon. that will change over to snow.
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it will not be a big storm. breezy and cold this weekend with a chance for light snow on saturday and sunday. ava marie is down at the zoo today. keeping the valentine's day theme going. >> keeping an eye on the forecast for this weekend. the suit will be celebrating valentine's on saturday -- the zoo will be celebrating valentine's day on saturday. every holiday you come up with something fun. >> the pink pig with the large lips. that when to the lions. >> you have a pink rhino of this year.
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>> it is in lot of fun. it has a big body. you can see a picture on our website with big pink lips. >> the paint is safe for them to leat. it will not make them sick at all. they go mostly for the meetiat. >> a lot of people have been falling this event. >> some of the animals will come out and stop thalk this. it gets shredded all over the place. it's a good event to take photos. >> it will be happening this
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saturday. >> to pending on the weather -- depending on the weather. check the forecast and check the web site. you can check something out every hour. elephants, giraffes, lots of animals. >> and featuring this rhino. >> thank you. >> she was selling it. a different kind of party kicks off on bourbon street. it is fat tuesday. it possibility of an unwelcome guest. >> the parades rolling. the party in full swing. it is mardi gras in new orleans.
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>> we will be throwing lots of these. >> there is also gray this year, rain clouds cover the french quarter. >> the rain does not have anything to do with anything. >> will don, i have a parade captain calling -- hold on, i have a parade captain calling. >> we are looking at the radar. i do not think it will be an all-day rain. we will have the showers moving through. >> rain or shine, it is mardi gras. you have to come out. >> a chance of rain has not
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diminished the rain. news.y gray, wbal-tv 11 .> i don't think anybody cares >> 5:51. 45 degrees at the airport. the spotlight shifts from the ravens to the orioles. >> good morning. let's take a look. we're on time in terms of metro and local bus service. it's down 32, we have a ramp still closed because of an accident. southbound traffic on 295, we're developing a delay and those delays continued down towards
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32. we have an accident in the clearing status on was down 70 -- was bound 70. delays now in place down towards edmondson. no delays on 97 at 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> much better today than yesterday. 45 right now at the airport. it should be mostly sunny. we have some snow in the seven- day forecast. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. stay with us.
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>> good morning.
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spring training begins for the orioles today. buck showalter welcomes his pitchers and catchers. position players report later in the week. it has been four months since the orioles beat texas. the orioles have brought an and lot of the new players but did not make the big splash in free agency many fans thought they would. they are like this year's team which includes adam jones, nick markakis, j.j. hardy, jim johnson. the season opener is april 2 against the rays. what a moment that was last october. the next week will determine who be on the ravens roster when the season begins. joe flacco's agent is expected
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to be in contract negotiations. joe said he is not going anywhere. steve the shoddy said he is confident a deal will be done. -- steve bisciotti says he is confident a deal will be done. they want a deal to keep some free agents. i cannot imagine this thing dragging out. they almost had a deal done in august. >> you are done. we are following several developing stories. >> more traffic and w
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